Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mostly Drawings Of Women: Opening Reception First Thursday

It's exactly one week away from the reception for my final solo show of the year--I'm excited, relieved, and super pumped to hide in the studio to prepare for the upcoming shows next year. 

Until then, I'm very glad to install Give Up The Queen And Nobody Gets Hurt once again--I just need to make sure I have 296 magnets and thumbtacks. I'm also happy to see all of my typewriter drawings behind glass--I'm a poor gift-wrapper, so I won't see most of them until I install at the salon this Monday. 


This reception delightfully coincides with 77 Salon's brand re-launch party, so it'll be quite the celebration.  It's rumored there will be pizza and bubbly. Hope to see you there!

Mostly Drawings Of Women
ink and typewriter drawings by Rachel Mulder
77 Salon
1100 NW Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97209

First Thursday, November 5

On view Nov. 2 - 29
M-F: 10am-8pm
Sat: 9am-6pm
Sun: closed

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Mostly Drawings Of Women - Solo Exhibition at 77 Salon

I'm so pleased to announce that my final exhibition of this year will showcase the various media I've been working with since 2014.

Please celebrate the closure of this beautifully wild year with me on First Thursday, November 5 from 7-9pm! You can RSVP and stay tuned for more details on Facebook.

Mostly Drawings Of Women
on view November 2 - 29

77 Salon
1100 NW Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97209

Opening Reception
First Thursday
November 5


Additional hours:
M-F 10am-8pm
SAT 9am-6pm
SUN closed

Streetside At Blackfish

First Thursday Shot, by Keith Milgaten
Stephanie And Hunter, 2015
typewritten ink on paper, 28 x 34 inches
I'm so excited to focus on wrapping up my projects for what has been a delightfully wild and productive year.  I'm currently working on a bunch of holiday-deadline commissions and wrapping up all my loose ends for my final show in November--details coming soon.  In the meantime, check out my latest typewriter drawing on view at Blackfish Gallery in The Pearl District.  You can see it at any time of day, so go at midnight. Stephanie And Hunter will be on view through October 31.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Jill - Work In Progress

This is a commission I've just begun for my amazing cosmic-mom, Cameryne.  It's her dear friend, Jill, as a kid and will be a present for her for her birthday.

Kid's are so challenging to draw because it's so easy to make them look ghoulish! Perfect for October. I've got a ways to go, but I'm so excited about the upcoming details on the shirt and to dabble with the receding background.

Monday, October 5, 2015

October Is Typewriter Month!

And I had no idea--this is what being productive in the studio for six consecutive shows leads to: being totally out of touch with what's happening outside of yourself.

Patsy, 2015
 typewritten ink on paper, 6 5/8 x 13 3/8 inches

I'm super grateful to Nico Courtelis and Chloe Eudaly (proprietress of Reading Frenzy and co-founder of the IPRC) were kind enough to clue me in to the excitement that is Typewriter Month in our fair city. All the hubbub is co-sponsored by IPRC and Design Week Portland with typewriter aficionado and publisher/editor/designer of Uppercase Magazine Janine Vangool gracing us with her presence with a release and presentation of her new book, The Typewriter: A Graphic History Of The Beloved Machine.  She has all the details/itinerary here.

I unfortunately* won't be available to attend this year's soiree, but it's on my calendar for next year. Should you be available, please attend and tell me all about it and/or let me live vicariously through your Instagram.

If you are feeling especially generous, you can feel free to tell people to go to Blackfish Gallery to see my latest typewriter drawing AND to Radish Underground to see my very first humongous monster of a typewriter drawing--both on view currently!

In other news, I finally scanned the pieces I had on view at Luke's Frame Shop last month--enjoy! Endless thanks to everyone who came out to both recent openings--what a blast!

Erica, 2015
typewritten ink on paper, 8 x 9 1/4 inches

Kierre, 2015
 typewritten ink on paper, 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches

Self Portrait II, 2015
typewritten ink on paper, 7 x 12 inches

Thom, 2015
typewritten ink on paper, 14 5/8 inches x 9 15/16 inches  
*It's actually quite fortunate because I get to watch two people I love and adore, Robbie and Katharine, marry each other!